2017-18 Pulmonary Best Childrens Hospital badgeLungs and Breathing

The  Pulmonology Clinic evaluates and manages children and adolescents with the following problems:

  • Asthma management and education
  • Chronic cough
  • Nasal and sinus problems
  • Recurrent bronchitis and pneumonia
  • Exercise-induced shortness of breath
  • Cystic fibrosis

The University of Iowa Cystic Fibrosis Center is certified as a care, education and resource center by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The center provides patient care, educates physicians, and serves as a resource for furthering the knowledge of cystic fibrosis.

Our diagnostic services include:

  • Assessment of pulmonary physiology
  • Fiberoptic bronchoscopy
  • Allergy testing
  • Exercise physiology testing

Research

Patient Stories

  • Sean Peck

    Sean Peck portrait When Sean was 9 days old, his parents learned that newborn screening tests showed their baby had cystic fibrosis. Just a day later, an unrelated issue caused him to stop breathing and he was taken to UI Stead Family Children's Hospital. While there, Sean’s parents met with the cystic fibrosis care team to learn about his condition and what to expect.Read more
  • Grace Lidgett

    Grace Lidgett portrait At 14 months old, Grace was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis. Thanks to many pediatric specialists, she is now an eight year-old looking to fulfill her life dreams.Read more
  • Stella Turnbull

    Stella Turnbull portrait Despite being given only weeks to live, Stella was treated at UI Stead Family Children's Hospital and is now 6 years old. Read more

Locations and Contact

  • UI Stead Family Children's Hospital
    2400 Colloton Pavilion
    200 Hawkins Drive
    Iowa City, Iowa 52242
    In House Directions: Elevator F, Level 2
    Hours
    • Monday through Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Contact
    • Appointment: 319-356-2229
    • Emergency: 319-356-1616
    • Toll Free: 888-573-KIDS (5437)
  • UI Health Care–Iowa River Landing
    105 East 9th Street
    Coralville, Iowa 52241
    Hours
    • Monday through Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Contact
    • Phone: 319-467-2000
    • Toll free: 855-467-3700
  • UI Stead Family Children's Hospital–Quad Cities
    865 Lincoln Road
    Bettendorf, Iowa 52272
    Contact
    • Phone: 563-344-2240
    • Toll free: 877-386-9105
  • University of Iowa Health Care–Cedar Falls
    2624 Orchard Drive
    Cedar Falls, Iowa 50613
    Contact
    • 855-543-2884

Care Team

Other Team Members

Pulmonary Nurses

  • Kate Callahan (Pulmonary) 
  • Carrie Huberty (Cystic Fibrosis)

Pulmonary Other

  • Brittany Bruch, PharmD (Cystic Fibrosis)
  • Megan Cannon, RD (Cystic Fibrosis)